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Elizabeth Cook-Lynn

  • ... he was small, dark, closed in that attitude of terrible resignation I recognized from my own childhood, and I knew that resignation to be the only defense, the only immunity in a world where children are often the martyrs.

    • Elizabeth Cook-Lynn,
    • A Good Chance ()
    • The Power of Horses
  • The joke used to be that in every Indian home, there is the mother, father, children, grandparents, and the anthropologist.

Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, Crow-Creek Reservation Dacotah writer, poet, educator, activist

(1930)